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  • Adam Stevens: Sweet Lullaby

    Adam Stevens: Sweet Lullaby

    Adam Stevens has shared a new solo bass video he calls “Sweet Lullaby”. Adam said the tune is “inspired by a traditional lullaby from the Solomon Islands and Toronto bassist, Rich Brown.” Sweet indeed. »

  • Gustavo Araújo: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” for Solo Loop Bass

    Gustavo Araújo: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” for Solo Loop Bass

    Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” is an obvious favorite among bassists who like to tackle tunes and arrange for solo bass. Bassist Gustavo Araújo shared his super arrangement for looped bass. I love how fluid the vocal lines are in this version. »

  • TC Electronic Announces Ditto Stereo Looper

    TC Electronic Announces Ditto Stereo Looper

    TC Electronic has added to their lineup of looper pedals with the Ditto Stereo Looper. Continuing the simplified design of the original Ditto, the new pedal adds three features: stereo input and output functionality, nine-volt battery power, and loop importing and exporting. The Ditto Stereo Looper features a compact design with a single level knob... »

  • Scott Varney: Wanting and Waiting

    Scott Varney: Wanting and Waiting

    Scott Varney has a knack of writing and performing tunes with a great, chill vibe. The talented bassist recently decided to submit a performance of one of his recent songs to NPR for their “Tiny Desk” series. “The only rules were you needed to record an original song at a desk (any desk),” Scott told... »

  • Miki Santamaria: John Legend’s “All of Me”

    Miki Santamaria: John Legend’s “All of Me”

    Miki Santamaria is back with a new solo bass arrangement – and his first with his new Fodera Yin Yang Standard. The tune is John Legend’s “All of Me”. The arrangement and performance, as always, is top notch. Enjoy! »

  • Ibanez Teams with Korg for the SR Kaoss Bass

    Ibanez Teams with Korg for the SR Kaoss Bass

    Here’s something different: Ibanez has teamed up with Korg to introduce the SRKP4 Bass. The 4-string model takes the company’s flagship SR model and equips it with a Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S, which has 100 effect programs that can be controlled real time with a touchpad interface. Those effects include a looper, vinyl break,... »

  • Tony Grey: Coldplay’s “The Scientist” All-Bass Cover

    Tony Grey: Coldplay’s “The Scientist” All-Bass Cover

    Tony Grey has the magic touch… so musical, and with a great bass tone. Here’s Tony performing his cover of Coldplay’s “The Scientist” with his bass, a Keith McMillen 12 Step foot controller, plus some electronic beats and vocals added in. Perfect for a lazy Sunday, or any day. »

  • BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

    BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

    Taking a step towards simplicity, BOSS has announced a new entry-level looping pedal called the RC-1 Loop Station. The RC-1 strips away all the extra functions the series is known for and is designed solely for recording loops. Made with bassists and guitarists in mind, the Loop Station offers up to 12 minutes of stereo... »

  • Zander Zon: “Single-Handed” Solo Bass

    Zander Zon: “Single-Handed” Solo Bass

    Last month, Zander Zon sent me a note with some bad news. The talented bassist injured his left hand and could barely move his thumb. At first, he tried to play through it, but decided to stop and take care. He can’t pick up anything with his left hand now, making playing bass impossible. As... »

  • TC Electronic Announces Limited Edition Ditto Looper Gold

    TC Electronic Announces Limited Edition Ditto Looper Gold

    TC Electronic is re-issuing the original Ditto Looper with a limited edition gold-colored run of the compact looping pedal. Limited to 5,000 units, the pedal will retain the same features as its predecessor including its true-bypass, analog dry-through design. The Ditto Looper simplifies the concept of a looping pedal with a single footswitch for starting... »